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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31826baad5
Case Reports

Group A Streptococcus Meningitis in a Previously Healthy 51-Year-Old Man

Brejt, Shelly Z. MD*; Belur, Anuradha MD*; Chapnick, Edward MD; Chen, Ioana MD*; Yacht, Andrew C. MD

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Abstract

Abstract: Group A streptococcus is a rare cause of meningitis among healthy adults and has been reported to have a fulminant course, with a fatality rate as high as 27%. We report a case of meningitis due to group A streptococcus with an indolent presentation and recovery.

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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